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speaking to the united nations general assembly president obama addressed the recent deadly lay tacks in the middle east. >> this violence and intolerance has no place among our united nations. >> reporter: he criticized the video that led to the widespread violence. at the same time obama -- >> i will always defend their right to do so. >> reporter: the romney campaign criticized obama for not being tough enough on iran. today the president sought to silence his critics. >> we believe there is time and space to do so. that time is not unlimited. >> reporter: mitt romney spoke at the clinton global initiative. he argued global stability comes through economic success. >> nothing we cran do as a nation will change lives and nations more effectively and permanently than sharing the insight that lies at the foundation of america's own economy oar romney's plan called the prosperity mack would reward companies that promote trade and investment with the u.s. >> the aim of a much larger share must be the promotion of work and the fortunatering of previous ent -- free enterprise. >> reporter
audience of allies and adversaries at the united nation. he gave a passionate tribute to the u.s. ambassador killed in libya and called on the world to make a stand against extreme is. here's jake tapper. >> reporter: the president made the focus of his united nations speech about a man who wasn't there. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: with a tribute to a u.s. ambassador to libya, attacked and killed in the dead of night in beghazi two weeks ago today. today -- extolling the humanity and hope stevens stood for. >> if we are serious about those ideals, we must speak honestly about the deeper causes of the crisis. today, we must affirm that our future will be determined by people like chris stevens, and not by his killers. >> reporter: but, in many ways, the president's address seemed targeted at his domestic audience -- accused by republicans of glibly down playing the unrest in the muslim world, the president demanded an end to the violence. >> there is no speech that justifies the mindless violence. there are no
," before entering the lion's den today, a united nations speech to the world. >>> two awful words at breakfast time, bacon shortage. the grim outlook for the next year. >>> and the long-awaited dancing debut. a leader is already emerging, as all stars hit the dance floor for a new season with new rules. >>> good morning. i'm john muller. rob nelson is on assignment. >> i'm sunny hostin, in for paula faris. we begin this tuesday with the firestorm over "monday night football" and what seems like a new low point in the lockout of nfl referees. >> the third week was definitely not the charm for the replacement refs. their string of controversial calls came to a head at the end of last night's seattle/green bay game. >> the game's final play. a loft to the end zone. >> reporter: seattle tried for a game-winning hail mary pass who looked like an interception. >> who did they give it to? touchdown. >> reporter: mike tirico calling it on espn. but the refs were giving mixed signals. >> after review, the call on the field stands, touchdown, seattle. >> seahawks win in the most bizarre fin
, president obama steps on to the world stage today with a speech off to the united nations general assembly. >> he is expected to focus on the nuclear threat from iran and the wave of violence and unrest that has spread across the middle east. and the speech comes with exactly 42 days, six weeks, until election day. abc's jake tapper reports. >> reporter: as president obama arrived in new york city, mitt romney was focussed on comments the president made to "60 minutes" about whether recent events in the muslim world gave mr. obama pause about supporting the arab spring movements. the president said no. >> i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that they're going to be bumped in the road. >> reporter: in colorado, the republican nominee berated the president accusing him of downplaying syria's threat. >> he said developments of the middle east are bumps in the road. yeah, that was my reaction. bumps in the road? we had a, we had an ambassador assassinated. >> reporter: the white house insisted the president was referring broadly to transformation in the region. >> there is a
obama addresses the united nations and has harsh words for one nation in particular. >> as usual, iran, the elephant in the room in that one. >>> plus also this morning, an emotional reunion. a woman who was nearly killed by an out-of-control car. look at the tape. the police officer who literally saved her life. they have been reunited. an incredible story. she is very lucky to be alive. look at that. how close that was. how tragic that could have been. >>> her life was changed. but her dreams remain. a paralyzed woman's vow to walk down the aisle for her wedding day. >> little bit of inspiration on a wednesday morning. great story. >>> first, we have been talking and the country talking about this suns mince monday night. the pressure to do something about the replacement refs. it all picked up steam after this call monday night giving seattle the highly doubtful, questionable, illegitimate victory. >> see one waving it off. one saying touchdown. now even the presidential candidates are weighing in on the issue. abc's karen travers joining us this morning with the very latest. hi, ka
. iranian president ahmadinejad is is addressing the united nations general assembly today. in an interview with the associated press e. says the united states -- he says theunited states is a bully and domineering and the nuclear issue is the imposition of the will of the united states. the president did obama did such on-- touch on the speech. >> the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> obama said time is run willing out-- running out for iran to resolve the dispute. >>> more mosquito spraying to stop the spread of west nile virus. the department of agriculture says people should stay inside during the spraying which will happen around 7:30 weather permitting. storms are expected for the area. 30 people across the state have been diagnosed with west nile. three people have died. >>> people who donate blood are tuning out more than the blood -- finding out more than their blood type. 36 people found out they have west nile while donating blood. the state has 8 deaths in oklahoma and more than 150 illnesses. blood donations facilities test f
tested. this is surely in response to that. just yesterday, at the united nations, iran's president, ahmadinejad, told reporters, we have all of the defensive means at our disposal. and we are ready to defend ourselves. but while this may be just an exercise, it is significant nonetheless. it comes at an extremely tense time, with israel saying iran's nuclear program must be stopped. and urging the u.s. to take a tougher line. josh? >> all right, martha raddatz, in washington. thank you for that. >>> now, to a developing story in southern california. at least 30 homes have been destroyed or damaged by this wildfire burning near san diego. one man has been killed. hundreds of other homes stand in the flames' path. the winds fanning the fire. we'll have updates as they become available. >>> a major setback for homeowners who lost everything in hurricane katrina. a federal court says the army corps of engineers is not responsible for the damage caused by a main shipping channel. the corps cannot be sued for damages. >>> if you use a discover credit card, you could be getting a refund.
. mahmoud ahmadinejad makes his last speech to the united nations today, as his second presidential term comes to an end. >>> mitt romney and president obama converge in ohio today, with competing campaign appearances. romney is wrapping up his three-day bus tour of the state. president obama speaking in bowling green and kent. >>> a tornado has ripped through a small illinois town not far from st. louis. it damaged homes and cars and flipped over an 18-wheeler, sending two people to the hospital. >>> looking at today's weather, pleasant in the west, thunderstorms and tornadoes are a threat in the midwest. it's going to be a rainy start in the east, with storms in the late afternoon. >>> before signing a bill that paves the way for self-driving cars -- yes, we said self-driving cars, california governor jerry brown called those science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> they're closer to becoming reality than you think. abc's jim avila has taken one for a test drive. >> reporter: you've seen this, cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have neve
and shutting down traffic in madrid. >>> from fiery protests overseas to the united nations here, a strangely subdued iranian president ahmadinejad. 35 minutes at the podium at the u.n. as usual the u.s. and israel refuse to sit and listen. you can see the empty seats. this time ahmadinejad made no mention of iran's nuclear program and on this, the holiest day of the year in jewish faith. yom kapur. >> and last night we told you of the wild call on the football field and the replacement referees blamed. tonight there's word the nfl lockout could be ending. how soon? abc's dan hairs has the latest. >> reporter: in the aftermath of the bad call heard around the world, the league and the referees union reportedly held an 18-hour negotiating session -- and tonight, according to our sister network, espn, a deal is quote, "at hand." that late-game debacle -- that hail mary, the scramble in the end zone, and the two replacement refs making totally different calls -- >> this is comical to me. >> reporter: the touchdown that really looked like an interception, but let seattle beat green bay. it infuri
-tech to sound the alarm about iran's high-tech threat. he told the united nations general assembly that iran will have enough enriched uranium to build a bomb by next summer. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> later, netanyahu met with secretary of state hillary clinton, making his case for military action. >>> the campaign countdowns are in full swings this morning. five days until the first debate. 39 days until the election. after spending wednesday in ohio and yesterday in virginia, the candidates go separate ways today. the president has fund-raisers in washington. mitt romney will be in pennsylvania and massachusetts. and as abc's karen travers reports, both campaigns are sizing up the latest numbers on where they stand. >> reporter: there are two ways the presidential election can be viewed. one, american. one vote. that adds up on election day to the national popular vote. >> i think as you look at the national polls, i'm tied in the national polls. >> reporter: those national polls do sh
a few hours president obama will be speaking at the united nations general assembly. he will appear on "the view pretaped in an he can collusive interview. >> what big -- exclusive interview. >> would it be disasterous if mitt romney were elected. >> we can survive a lot but the people don't want to just survive. we want everybody to thrive and we want folks to have a shot at the success. >> the interview airs here on abc2 at 11. >>> going over the speed limit but no tickets involved. amtrak trains in our area were going faster than ever before. >>> and hundreds of flights canceled. the drama continues at american airlines. what does it mean if you have a ticket with them? >> i will want to -- you will want to dress in layers. temperatures chilly but going into the afternoon nice and comfortable but warm. i will tell you when coming up. >> reporter: good morning. a car fire is leading to a heavy heavy delay here on 95 in havre de grace. i will have the best alternate route coming up on good morning maryland. >>> 20 minutes away from 7. thanks for joining. more people die taking thei
, thank you. >>> and at the united nations today, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu took place with a new and pretty low tech prop. you see that drawing of a bomb, designed to make his point that iran's nuclear program must be stopped before the moment next year where they'll be able to build a bomb. he argued that iran will back down if the world tries a clear red line. >>> and today, the nation's top doctors at the centers for disease control sounded the alarm about this year's flu season, which starts next month. they urged every american to consider getting a flu shot, saying that even though last year's season was mild, this year's could be, quote, unpredictable. about 42% of us get a flu shot each year. half as many as the cdc sugge suggests. they urged all pregnant women, those over the age of 65 and children over 6 months. >>> and we move on now to good news for professional football fans. the ref reaches will be back on the field tonight, the professional ones, thanks to a new deal with the nfl. and for everyone angry about monday's blown call by the replacement refs,
debates. >>> isn't anybody going to give us the red meat rhetoric that we come to expect from the united nation and this is a bomb. >> that's what i'm talking about. in the case of iran's nuclear plans to build a bomb, a red line should be drawn right here. >> i just got to say this, bibi, what's with the whily coyote nuclear bomb? ily coyote nuclear bomb? ♪ [ male announcer ] navigating your future can be daunting without a financial plan. at pacific life, we can give you the tools to help you achieve financial independence. for more than 140 years, pacific life has assisted families and businesses in meeting their goals, even in uncertain economic times. let us help protect the things that you work so hard for. to find out how, visit pacificlife.com. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ how do you help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts...
session of the united nations general assembly. he also met with secretary of state hillary clinton one-on-one during which he was expected to make his case for military action to stop iran from developing its nuclear program. he used a line drawing the bomb to make the same case at the u.n. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before, before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> netanyahu said iran will back down if the world draws that clear red line. he warned it will have enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear bomb by next summer. that's what they're saying, netanyahu believes we're about six months away from them having enough enriched uranium to make a bomb. >> many people are hoping that military action is not necessary, of course. >> of course. >> and we know now that israel's foreign ministry called for another round of sanctions against iran. sanctions that have been put in place have been somewhat successful, i think, you know, at least people are, are saying that. but i just wonder if the united states, this time of year,
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. facebook gifts, they will be rolled out gradually across the united states. >>> online coupon company, one of them, is now helping washington national fans, living social, they are ponying up almost $30,000 to keep the metro trains running for an extra hour during the playoff run. last month some of those fans were stranded at the park following a 13-inning game, so living social will be reimbursed for part of the whole thing. it's based on how many people use the metro during the extended hours. not a bad idea. >>> did your favorite brew reflect which party you favor? listen to this, according to one study, yes, it does. for example, if you drink m adams beer, you most likely are a republican, hien ken drinkers are more likely to be democrats, bud light, miller light, those fans tend not to lean toward either part and if you like doseqis, you are likely nonpartisan. >>> tomorrow is national coffee day and many cafes, their national chains, they're going to be giving away free cups of joe, so mcdonald's, they started the week by giving away a free 12-ounce cup everyday. if you stop by 7-
to find out how it got there. the unidentified body was yp&c marine units. it's been sent to the state medical examiner for examination. they're going to try to identify the person and determine a cause of death. >>> identity thieves are dipping into the pockets tw%so nation's most vulnerable. the scammers are going after seniors in a new scam that is leaving some social security recipients short on cash. you see they are getting their hands on personal information such as full names and bank account numbers. this is all happening just as a social security administration is getting to switch to the recipients all of the recipients to direct deposit and getting rid o of the paper checks. crooks fraudulently reroute the benefits to their own bank accounts and prepaid debit cards. >>> they can't vote in the election, but that's not stopping high schoolers from getting involved in the political process. they are planning to go door to door drumming run support for the maryland dream act that helps undocumented imgrants go to college on instate tuition rates. >> our students are passionate
young adults in the united states are abusing prescription drugs. 1% a drop from last year in prescription drug abuse between 18 and 25. the head of the agency says it's good news for the nation because that demographic is a group of people entering the work force beginning college and starting families. he says public education initiatives and an increase in prescription drug monitoring programs may have contributed to the drop as well. >>> last night the best of the best they strapped on the dancing shoes and they hit the dance floor right here on abc2. their version of dancing with the stars. we have the highlights from last night's show and we will show you who we think might be the first star to leave the sharedetails straight ahead they sat down with the ladies of the view. where to catch the interview with the president and the first lady. [ male announcer ] the magic of nature blooms in every seed, in deep red apples and in each golden bead. it blends into a perfect crunch you'll savor, giving us the most perfect lesson in flavor. nature valley, nature at its most d
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